English - Vietnamese Dictionary
anxious /'æɳkʃəs/Concise Dictionary
- tính từ
- áy náy, lo âu, lo lắng, băn khoăn
- to be anxious about something: lo âu, áy náy về cái gì
- to be anxious for someone: lo lắng cho ai
- ước ao, khao khát; khắc khoải
- to be anxious for sommething: khát khao điều gì
- to be anxious to do something: ước ao làm gì
- đáng lo ngại, nguy ngập
- an anxious moment: lúc nguy ngập
- an anxious state of affairs: sự tình đáng lo ngại
- to be on the anxious seat (bench): bồn chồn sốt ruột như ngồi trên đống lửa
+causing or fraught with or showing anxiety
Advanced English Dictionary
1 troubled, uneasy, disquieted, uncertain, apprehensive; solicitous, concerned, worried, distressed, disturbed, nervous, tense, fretful, on edge, restless, edgy, perturbed, upset; wary, cautious, careful, watchful:
She has been terribly anxious about the diagnosis. We were anxious for her safety.
2 desirous, eager, keen, enthusiastic, ardent, agog, avid, yearning, longing, aching, impatient:
I was anxious to visit the Pitti Palace once again.
+ adjectiveCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (about sth)
~ (for sb) feeling worried or nervous: He seemed anxious about the meeting. + Parents are naturally anxious for their children.
2 causing anxiety; showing anxiety: There were a few anxious moments in the baseball game. + an anxious look / face / expression
3 ~ to do sth
~ for sth
~ for sb to do sth
~ that ... wanting sth very much: She was anxious to finish school and get a job. + There are plenty of graduates anxious for work. + He was anxious not to be misunderstood. + I'm anxious for her to do as little as possible. + She was anxious that he should meet her father. - WORRIED
anxiously adverb: to ask / look / wait anxiously + Residents are anxiously awaiting a decision.
appear, be, feel, look, seem, sound | become, get, grow
The bus was late and Sue began to get anxious.
| make sb
The delays only made him more anxious.
desperately, extremely, very | increasingly
She was watching the clock and becoming increasingly anxious.
| a bit, a little, quite, rather, slightly, somewhat | genuinely | naturally, understandably
Final-year students are naturally anxious about getting work after graduation.
There's no need to get unduly anxious on my account.
I'm becoming very anxious about my son.
We are extremely anxious for her safety.
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